Camille Gage interviews the poet, activist, and director of Split This Rock.
The worst thing we can think of, we’ve done
Only two geese at midnight, only one within my range.
Keith Meatto talks with poet Gina Myers about leaving New York, darkness in poetry, and the difference between growing up and settling down.
Once the bone has been ground up, who, through muslin, would recognize her hand from a dog’s paw?
Live an orchard life then pulp it for another.
The author of Small Porcelain Head on how poetry can help us mourn.
As part of our celebration of National Poetry Month, a conversation on Lynn Melnick’s collection If I Should Say I Have Hope.
Alexander Landfair talks with a poet equally enthusiastic about Wuthering Heights and Resident Evil.
To kick off National Poetry Month, the deputy director of the Poetry Society of America talks with Erica Wright about institutional rivalry, poetic diplomacy, and encountering verse in unlikely places.
We see the night / for what it really is, a house / for our bodies
Starve us, // stave off hyenas with our youth— / our muscle as protein, lion’s bait.
A prose poem on Bush’s chauvinist rhetoric, the torture at Abu Ghraib, and other devastating aspects of the War in Iraq—ten years to the day after it began.
Letters from a quarter century of correspondence between the acclaimed American poet and the Swedish Nobel Prize winner.
Under this desk I have hidden / for two months. I have tried / at shadowy. Have failed / at being wonderful.
The anthology includes Guernica contributors in all three categories—poetry, fiction, and non-fiction.
An interview with the poet on his debut collection Charms Against Lightning.
Everyone’s face reminds me of a buried city, cars up on blocks leaning through // the slanted light (like jail cells)…
…their sleeping, their dormancy, / how it stirred in me a hunger / black as a pocked tooth.
Oftentimes the bourbon distilleries in this land I’ve pitched / my tent in under-distribute for what I have in mind.
After a decade of absence, the Mexican-American author and activist returns to the literary scene to discuss her new book, what it takes to ‘compost’ grief into light, and the long road for writers of color.
The professor and critic turns to technology explosions past—think typewriters, gramophones, and radios—to map the modern intersections of information and art.
The poet C.D. Wright discusses book-length works, the political in art, and more.
The whole time he tells you what to do. / His voice is chocolate candy filled with hysteria. // He is a loving blackmailer. An owl blind in one eye.